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Re: CSS: %% length unit. Proposal. Some clarifications.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 23:01:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405082258560.9965@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 8 May 2004, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> Indeed, there are now "free space" in CSS expressed clearly.

Could you please define, in terms given in the CSS specification, the
exact algorithm you are proposing to determine the "free space" for any
given dimension of an element in a layout?

In particular, how do nested floats, positioned elements in sibling
containing blocks, overflow content from cells in non-sibling tables, and
so forth, affect the "free space"?

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